ISBN-10:
1557665605
ISBN-13:
9781557665607
Pub. Date:
12/01/2002
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing
Csbs Dp: Infant-Toddler Checklist and Easy-Score User's Guide / Edition 1

Csbs Dp: Infant-Toddler Checklist and Easy-Score User's Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Csbs Dp: Infant-Toddler Checklist and Easy-Score User's Guide / Edition 1

This optional scoring CD-ROM for the CSBS DPT Infant-Toddler Checklist (a routine screening checklist to determine whether a child needs a developmental evaluation) makes scoring quick and painless. Users input responses and the program calculates precise scores based on the embedded norms. The CD-ROM includes a complete copy of the Infant-Toddler Checklist to print out each time one is needed, and the accompanying User's Guide allows busy clinicians to use this first step of the CSBS DPT by itself as a quick, valid screening system. This program also makes correspondence and recordkeeping easier with screening reports for clinicians to add to the child's health record and sample explanatory letters that can be adapted and sent home to the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557665607
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2002
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., has more than 25 years experience as a clinical scholar, researcher, and consultant to young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and related communication disabilities and their families. He is an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association fellow and is a member of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disabilities. Formerly, he was Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Brown University Program in Medicine, Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Emerson College, and Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellow in Early Intervention at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has developed family-centered programs for newly diagnosed toddlers with ASD and their families in hospital and university clinic environments. He has been an invited presenter at two State of the Science Conferences on ASD at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has contributed to the NIH Clinical Practice Guidelines for early identification and diagnosis of ASD. Dr. Prizant's current research and clinical interests include identification and family-centered treatment of infants, toddlers, and young children who have or are at risk for sociocommunicative difficulties, including ASD.

Amy M. Wetherby, Ph.D., is Professor and former Chair of the Department of Communication Disorders at Florida State University. She received her doctorate from the University of California-San Francisco/Santa Barbara in 1982. She has had more than 20 years of clinical experience in the design and implementation of communication programs for children with autism and severe communication impairments and is an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association fellow. Dr. Wetherby's research has focused on communicative and social-cognitive aspects of language difficulties in children with autism and, more recently, on the early identification of children with communicative impairments. She has published extensively on these topics and presents regularly at national conventions. She is a co-author of the Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales (with Barry M. Prizant [Applied Symbolix, 1993]). She is the Executive Director of the Florida State University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and is Project Director of U.S. Department of Education Model Demonstration Grant No. H324M980173 on early identification of communication disorders in infants and toddlers and Personnel Preparation Training Grant No. H029A10066 specializing in autism.

Table of Contents


About the Authors
Chapter 1. Introduction to the Infant-Toddler Checklist and Easy-Score
Chapter 2. Easy-Score Administration Procedures
Chapter 3. Technical Characteristics
Chapter 4. Interpreting Results
References
Appendix A: Blank Forms
Appendix B: Manual Scoring Instructions for the Infant-Toddler Checklist
Appendix C: Norms Tables for the CSBS DP Infant-Toddler Checklist
Appendix D: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the Easy-Score Program
Appendix E: Software License and Support Agreement
Index

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